This Article Collection published cross-journal showcases advancing frontiers in the imaging of rheumatic and musculoskeletal disorders. Explore selected articles within this rapidly innovating field.
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BMC Series Focus Issues
With the 28th of February marking World Rare Diseases day, the BMC Series this month looks at highlighting research on the Rare diseases that together affect around 10% of the population. Read the full collection of articles here.
With the 30th January marking World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) day, the BMC Series this month looks at highlighting research on the NTDs which threaten more than 1.7 billion people living in the poorest and most marginalized communities worldwide.
The COVID-19 Global Rheumatology Alliance has launched an international registry for clinicians to enter data about their rheumatology patients with COVID-19. Add your case and submit here.
Aims and scope
BMC Rheumatology is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers pre-clinical, translational and clinical articles on all aspects of the prevention, treatment and management of rheumatological diseases, related systemic and inflammatory conditions and associated comorbidities, as well as epidemiology, education, pathophysiology, genetics, and drug development.
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Ciarán Martin Fitzpatrick, BioMed Central, UK
Amanpreet Athwal, BioMed Central, UK
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Featured article: Insights on mental health when living with rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive qualitative study of threads on the Reddit website
Read here how rheumatoid arthritis patients take to the social media platform Reddit for mental health support. Presented at ACR Convergence 2020, this study higlights how online communities have created opportunities for patients to connect, share experiences, and help others anonymously.